Live & Work

Clovis, in the heart of the Fresno metropolitan area and within a few hours drive of L.A., San Francisco and the coast, is the ideal place to live and work. A temperate climate, a fantastic school system and a host of activity options combine to make Clovis a desirable location. Learn more about what makes this city so special.

The City of Clovis boasts the nickname: “Gateway to the Sierras”—the city offers unparalleled access to the Sierra Nevada range. But the city’s credentials as a jumping-off point for California’s renowned national parks don’t end there: Clovis provides easy accessibility to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and Yosemite National park. The city’s close proximity to high quality fishing, camping, boating, snow sports and other outdoor pursuits combine to make it a wonderful place to live. The city’s amenities, safety and school system have led to Clovis being recognized as the “Best Place in California to raise a family”.  Other benefits include:

  • Over 58 public parks, most with with picnic shelters, playing fields, BBQ equipment, and other amenities; over 25 miles of running and bike trails; a skatepark; 5 baseball fields; batting cages; 2 soccer fields; 1 cricket field; 1 rugby field; and 1 lacrosse field. LEARN MORE
  • Countless entertainment opportunities with national touring acts, Fresno State athletic teams and the Fresno Grizzlies, a AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros
  • 15 minutes from the Fresno Chaffee Zoo
  • Many fun events and activities, including the Clovis Rodeo, Big Hat Days and Clovis Fest, all which led to Clovis being named the most festive city by Sunset magazine
  • A weekly farmers’ market
  • Great weather with over 300 days of sunshine per year



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